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Lecturer: Connie O’nassis

Title: ”A Trip Down Memory Lane: A Blast From Past Vacations and Tours”

Date: Thursday, February 4th, 2010

Host: Travel Valley

Lecturers: Scott Schwartz & Rachel Steinberg

Title: “Unauthorized Tourism : A Guided Tour Through Exotic Lands and Neurotic Times”

Date: Friday, January 29, 2010

Host: Travel Valley!

Lecturer: Chris Morgan

Title: ”On Perpetuating Our Political Institutions By Way of Our Disassembling and Reassembling of Them”

Date: Thursday, January 21st, 2010

Host: Book Thug Nation

Lecturer: Matt Howard

Title: ”Creative Economy : Understanding architecture and infrastructure as outmoded frameworks of production”

Date: Thursday, December 10, 2009

Host: Book Thug Nation

*** A Night of Social Criticism with Devin Reitsma, G.C.M.G., G.C.V.O., M.W.O. ***

Lecturer: Devin Reitsma

Date: Thursday November 19, 2009


Lecture 1: The Oscar Wilde Economy: What is it, How Did it Happen and Can it Last?

Lecture 2: Cyber-Society: Why Net Neutrality is the Most Important Issue No One Cares About

Lecturer: Liam Turkle
Title: “Mash-ups & Mysticism”

Date: Thursday, November 12, 2009


Lecturer: Felipe Gaston-Munoz
Title: “The Oniric Metropolis: Cities as Seen/Created in REM-Stage Sleep”

Date: Thursday, November 5, 2009


Lecturer: Jessie Singer
Title: ”Tunnel #3 and the Death of the Tap”

Lecturer: Sam Holleran
Title: “That Leaf-Charged Banner: The Story of the Canadian Flag”

Date: Thursday, October 29, 2009


Lecturer: Willis Elkins
Title: ”Expanding Arenas and Exploding Stadiums”

Lecturer: Scott Schwartz
Title: “Death to the Neo-Easternists! Long Live the Neo-Easternists!”

Date: Thursday, October 22, 2009


Lecturer: Howard Steinberg

Title: “Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism”

Date: Wednesday August 5th, 2009

Host: Devin, Rachel, Willis


Lecturer: Eli Bock

“You Are Your Brain: the Neurobiology of Personality”

Date: Thursday July 30th, 2009

Host: Eli


Lecturer: Mark Jaffe

Title: “Don’t Fake the Funk on a Nasty Dunk…or How I Learned to
Stop Worrying and Love Professional Sports”

Date: Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Host: Eli

Lecturer: Rachel Steinberg
Title: ”Seeing as Believing”

Lecturer: Lillian Gerson and Devin Reitsma
Title: “Vacation Slides”

Date: Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Host: Devin, Lillian, Willis


Lecturer: Nonya Grenader and Jonathan Grenader
Title: “Live/Work Spaces”

Date: Thursday, May 21st, 2009

Host: Eli



Lecturer: Emily Bell Dinan
Title: “Dogs Are Our Friends”

Lecturer: David Feinstein
Title: “Justifying Your Alcoholic Stupor With Knowledge: A Guide to Fine French Wines””

Date: Thursday, May 14th, 2009

Host: Eli


Lecturer: Anna Hoetjes
Title: “It was hard / It should be there again”

Lecturer: Marnix Ike
Title: “Plexant”

Date: Monday, April 13th, 2009

Host: Emily and Ian


Lecturer: Todd Zuniga

Title: “The Future of Reading”

Date: Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

Host: Eli

Lecturer: Matt Tracey

Title: “You? Really?: Differences in automatic judgments of sexual orientation”

Date: Tuesday February 3, 2009

Host: Eli

Lecturer: Christopher Pappas

Title: “The Elimination of Shadows: A presentation on the Handlers of Dawn and Dusk”

Date: Tuesday January 27, 2009

Host: Eli

Lecturer: Milan Zrnic

Title: “Triad: Exploring the first three music videos from late photographer Herb Ritts.”

Date: Thursday December 18, 2008

Host: Eli

Lecturer: Eli Bock

Title: “Thematic Testing: Do you see what I see”

Date: Wednesday December 10, 2008

Host: Eli

Lecturer: Emily Bell Dinan

Title: “Corte la Calabasas ; a History of Jack-O-Lanterns/ a General Pumpkin Carving Party”

Date: Wednesday October 29, 2008

Host: Emily Bell

Lecturer: Willis Elkins

Title: Shopping is not a sport?

Date: Wednesday September 24, 2008

Host: Scott and Willis (the house boat)

Lecturer: Roland Schöny

Title: Visual Construction of Territories In the Age of Surveillance and Panoptical View

Date: Wednesday September 17, 2008

Host: Lena

Lecturer: Lea Sattler (via Matt Howard)

Title: Silhouette of the architect, profile of absence

Date: Wednesday August 20, 2008

Host: Will McFly

Lecturer: Matt Carman

Title: Accidental Anthropology: The Art and Narrative of the Found Item

Date: Wednesday August 13, 2008

Host: Emily and Ian

Lecturer: Kseniya Yarosh

Title: Internet Dating: Thoughts & Stories

Date: Wednesday August 6, 2008

Host: Emily and Ian

Lecturer: Sam Holleran

Title: Pim Fortuyn & the New Politics of the Netherlads

Date: Wednesday July 30, 2008

Host: Emily and Ian

Lecturer: Bill McLaughlin

Title: Fruits, Nuts, and Tarpans: Healthy Eating the Old-Fashioned Way

Date: Wednesday July 23, 2008

Host: Dave and Maayan

Lecturer: Anna Della Subin

Title: The Tortoise and the Lyre: a Mythical and Musical Paradox

Date: Wednesday July 16, 2008

Host: Dave and Maayan

Lecturer: Scott Schwartz

Title: The Past

Date: Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Host: Eli

Lecturer: Emily Bell Dinan

Title: One Man’s Trash is in my Garden

Date: Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Host: David

Lecturer: Mia Narell

Title: Handmade Books

Date: Wednesday,  June 18, 2008

Host: Eli

Lecturer: David Feinstein

Title: Automatomic Deepsloaration

Date: Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Host: Eli

Lecturer: Robin Willis

Title: Surfing the groBstadt

Date: Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Host: Eli

Lecturer: Emily Jo Cureton

Title: The History Crossworld

Date: May 21, 2008

Host: Eli

Lecturer: Will Price

Title: Getting in with the best of it: How to play poker with positive expected value

Date: May 14, 2008

Host: Eli

Lecturer: Karna Krishna and WNO: Spring Concert 2008

Title: It begins with Johann Sebastian Bach. It ends with John Williams

Date: May 7, 2008

Host: Cooper Union

Lecturer: Eli Bock

Title: Split Brains

Date: April 16, 2008

Host: David

Lecturer: Seth Cameron

Title: Searching for Bobby Fischer

Date: Wednesday February 13, 2008

Host: Canal Chapter

Lecturer: Nathan Storey

Title: The American Lawn: History, Environmental Implications, and Alternatives

Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Host: Canal Chapter

Lecturer: Willis Elkins, David Feinstein, Robin Willis

Title: The Brain is a Stange Place for a Love Affair

Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Host: Canal Chapter

Lecturer: Gabe Rothschild:

Title: Bears, Beards, and Beers of Japan

Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Host: Canal Chapter

Lecturer: Eli Bock

Title: A Look at Violence Addiction Among Serial Killers

Date: December 19th

Host: David and Adam


Lecturer: Emily Jo Cureton

Title: Amelia Earhart, but No Planes

Date: November 15, 2007

Host: Canal Chapter

Lecturer: Scott Schwartz

Title: Robert Wadlow vs. The Piasa Bird

Date: November 5, 2007

Host: Canal Chapter

Group Lecture

Title: Letters to Congressman

Date: October 26, 2007

Host: Jessica and James

Lecturer: Robin Willis

Title: Crash Test Dummy Olympics

Date: October 12, 2007

Host: Cab and Nate


Lecturer: Greg Wasserstrom

Title: Shafted: Down the Political Rabbit Hole

Date: October 2, 2007

Host: Emily and Ian

Lecturer: Matt Howard

Title: Causal Archipelagos

Date: September 26, 2007

Host: Matt

Lecturer: Willis Elkins & Scott Schwartz

Title: 100+ Portraits  &  Pile Mirgation: How to Defeat Capitalism

Date: September 11, 2007

Host: Will

Lecturer: Claire Hansen

Title: Mitt Romney for President!!!!!—Here and no longer Queer, the Mainstreamification of Mormon theology

Date: August 18, 2007

Host: Emily and Ian

Author: Devin Kenny

Title: Footwork

Date: August 15, 2007

Host: Emily and Ian

Lecturer: Karna Krishna

Title: Introduction to Quantum Physics

Date: July 24, 2007

Host: Emily and Ian

Lecturer: Jonathan Bourland

Title: Unlearning: Forgetting what you know about language through wacky poetry exercises

Date: July 17, 2007

Host: John

Title: Lecture Series Oldies

Date: July 3, 2007

Host: John

Lecturer: Athan Biss

Title: Also Known As

Date: June 19, 2007

Host: Emily and Dave

Lecturer: Emily Grenader and Ian Burnley

Title: The Exquisite Corpse Video Project

Lecturer: Cassandra Lorien

Title: Technology and Relationships

Date: June 12, 2007

Lecturer: Robin Willis

Title: Untitled (A Lecture by Robin Willis)

Lecturer: Ryan Lillis

Title: Untitled (A Lecture by Ryan Lillis)

Date: June 5, 2007

Host: David and Emily

Lecturer: Adam Feinstein

Title: How To Make  A Music Video II: The Music Video Supremacy

Lecturer: Siobhan Doughberty

Title: Witches

Date: May 29, 2007

Host: David, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Carl Feinstein
Title: Intersubjectivity
Date: May 15, 2007
Host: David, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Rufus Lusk
Title: Death and Life of Great American Cities
Lecturer: Hanna Kelley
Title: The Czech-Slovak Question
Date: May 8, 2007
Host: David, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Gabe Duncan
Title: Computers – Everything You Never Wanted to Know and Weren’t Bored Enough to Ask
Date: May 1, 2007
Host: The Cooper Union

Lecturer: Scott Schwartz
Title: Pre-recorded 2nd Law of Thermodynamics
Lecturer: Robin Willis and Emily Grenader
Title: Urban Territory Grid Tag Fun Run
Date: April 24, 2007
Host: John Bachir

Lecturer: Orhpan Tycoon
Title: Improvisational Action
Date: April 17, 2007
Host: David, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Kandis Williams
Title: Y Forms
Lecturer: Morgan Silver-Greenberg
Title: Program Nature
Date: April 10, 2007
Host: David, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Willis Elkins

Title: Memory in the Era of Information Access

Date: April 3, 2007

Host: Cab, Eli, Nate, Leticia

Lecturer: Stephanie Stephenson

Title: Synesthesia

Lecturer: Nick Shimkin

Title: Jan Svankmajer

Date: March 27, 2007

Host: David, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Thomas Galloway

Title: Magma

Lecturer: Drew Alexander

Title: Stocks and Bonds

Date: March 20, 2007

Host: David, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: David Feinstein

Title: Crossing the Human-Animal Divide

Lecturer: Nate Boley

Title: World War !

Date: March 13, 2007

Host: David, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Tim Grant

Title: The First Official Primary for the 2008 Presidential Election

Lecturer: Dave Sales

Title: Superman

Date: March 6, 2007

Host: Tim and Dave

Lecturer: Devin Kenny

Title: Arguments Against the Production of Anything

Lecturer: Eli Bock

Title: Schizophrenia

Date: February 27, 2007

Host: David, Emily, Vera


Date: February 13, 2007

Host: David, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Ian Burnley

Title: This Spartan Life

Lecturer: Will Sherman

Title: Contested Streets

Date: February 6, 2007

Host: NIck, Will, Willis

Lecturer: Robin Willis

Title: Natural Capitalism

Lecuturer: Kevin Fey

Date: Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Host: Dave, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Nick Holmes

Title: Fermentation

Lecuturer: Vera Nehkov

Title: Bulgaria

Date: Thursday, January 25, 2007

Host: Dave, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Scott Schwartz and Willis Elkins
Title: Recording the Greatest Punk Rock Album of All Time
Date: Tuesday, January 2, 2007
Host: Dave and Vera

Lecturer: James Whipple
Title: Expanding Earth Theory
Lecturer: Ian Burnley
Title: Adventure Playgrounds
Date: Thursday, December 21, 2006
Host: Dave, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Adam Feinstein
Title: Making a music video
Lecturer: Anna Hoetjes
Title: Dutch Politics
Date: Thursday, December 14, 2006
Host: Dave, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Jessica Williams
Title: Deja Vu
Lecturer: Scott Schwartz
Title: Top Ten Sentences
Date: Thursday, November 30, 2006
Host: Dave, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Willis Elkins, Emily Grenader, Robin Willis
Date: Thursday, November 16, 2006
Host: Dave, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Dustin Ferrer
Title: Dr. Seuss
Date: Thursday, November 9, 2006
Host: Dave, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Amit Pitaru
Date: Thursday, November 2, 2006
Host: Dave, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Molly Golden
Title: Rockstar Architects
Lecturer: Victoria Febrer
Title: Patron Saints
Date: Thursday, October 26, 2006
Host: Dave, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Julie Bachir
Title: Myths from the TV show Law and Order
Lecturer: Natalie Bachir
Title: Myths fromthe TV show ER
Date: Thursday, October 19, 2006
Host: Dave, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Willis Elkins
Title: Asexuality
Lecturer: David Feinstein
Title: Poetry Reading
Date: Thursday, October 12, 2006
Host: Dave, Emily, Vera

LS joins Cab Broskoski to watch Cory Arcangel’s Untitled Translation Exercize
Date: Thursday, October 5, 2006
Host: Anthology Film Archives

Lecturer: Abraham Frank
Title: Cooking with Abe
Thursday, September 28, 2006
Host: Abe

Lecturer: Eva Burmeister and Ben Wolff

Title: (live music)

Date: Thursday, Septeber 21, 2006

Host: Dave, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Scott Schwartz and Willis Elkins
Title: Lecture Series Trivia Game Show
Date: Thursday, September 14, 2006
Host: Dave, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Sarah Todd

Title: Ghazals

Lecturer: Everyone


Date: Thursday, September 7, 2006

Host: Will McFly

Lecturer: William Sherman
Title: Psychogeography
Lecturer: Robin Willis
Title:Edward Bernays
Date: Thursday, August 31, 2006
Host: Dave, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: John Bachir
Title: Ray Kurzweil
Date: Thursday, August 24, 2006

Lecturer: Sam Grenader and Eliot Turner
Title: The Astrodome
Lecturer: Phillip Nelson
Title: RFID
Date: Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Lecturer: Michael Alexander
Title: Electricity
Lecturer: Willis Elkins and Scott Schwartz
Title: De-evolution
Date: Thursday, August 10, 2006

Lecturer: Emily Grenader
Title: Group Material
Lecturer: Athan Biss
Title: The Two Knots You’ll Ever Need to Know / Rastafarianism
Date: Thursday, August 3, 2006

Lecturer: Willis Elkins, Nate Boley, Emily Grenader, David Feinstein
Date: Thursday, July 27, 2006

Lecturer: Cab Broskoski
Title: How To Cure Stage Fright / Dusty Springfield
Lecturer: Nate Boley
Title: Summer of Scott
Date: Friday, July 14, 2006

Lecturer: Sarah Fenoglio
Title: Haircutting, A Do It Yourself Guide
Lecturer: Phillip Nelson
Title: Google Summary / A.I.
Date: Friday, July 7, 2006

Lecturer: Scott Schwartz
Title: Bruce Willis Bruce Willis & The Kaballah vs. Nothing
Lecturer: Dave Feinstein
Title: The Legacy of Glenn Gould: Rock with Bach
Date: Thursday, June 29, 2006